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Sphaerococcus gigartinus var. costatus Suhr

Publication details
Sphaerococcus gigartinus var. costatus Suhr 1834: 729

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1834). Übersicht der Algen, welche von Hrn. Ecklon an der südafrikanischen Küste gefunden worden sind. Flora 17(46, 47): 721-735, 737-743, pls I, II (figs. 1-21).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 729).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 11 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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